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Helicobacter pylori Antibody (H Pylori AB)

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB5168
EPIC Order
  Helicobacter pylori Antibodies
CPT Code(s)   86677
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Clinical Immunology
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 4 mL blood/Serum Separator Tube/Gold Top
  micro: 2 microtainers/ 1mL blood
Availability Routine: Wednesday
Turnaround Time   3 - 8 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report
Comment IgG antibodies to H. pylori are detected using the DiaSorin ETI-H. pylori IgG test.  This test is a qualitative ELISA and results are reported as negative, positive or equivocal.  If equivocal results are obtained, further testing by another method or submission and testing of a new serum sample is recommended.  Patients infected with Campylobacter jejuni, C. coli and C. fetus may cause false positive results in this test.

Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions:

Centrifuge, aliquot, freeze

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on June 28, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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